Horace Johnson

Horace J. Johnson Jr., a Newton County native appointed as Superior Court judge in 2002, died Wednesday morning, July 1, 2020.

COVINGTON, Ga. — The family of late Superior Court Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr., is in the development stage of creating a foundation in his honor, the family announced Friday.

Members of the family released the following statement to The Covington News:

“The family is appreciative of the tremendous support, kind thoughts, prayers and offers of charitable donations to commemorate Judge Johnson. The family will announce details about the foundation, honoring his life and legacy, at a public memorial service at a later date. … On behalf of the family of Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr., we thank you.”

Johnson died July 1, at the age of 61.

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